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Are cervical levoscoliosis, arthritis, lumbar degenerative discs and fibromyalgia related?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Can be

? Whether cervical scoliosis, arthritis & lumbar DDD are related to fibromyalgia, FM. One of the multiple co-factors seemingly co-causal of FM is global muscle atrophy & weakness, leading to widespread myalgia & tender points in spastic muscles repetitively stressed/injured by gravitational forces.
Painful skeletal derangements can incite sedentariness with loss of muscle mass/tone. Gravity Rules.

In brief: Can be

? Whether cervical scoliosis, arthritis & lumbar DDD are related to fibromyalgia, FM. One of the multiple co-factors seemingly co-causal of FM is global muscle atrophy & weakness, leading to widespread myalgia & tender points in spastic muscles repetitively stressed/injured by gravitational forces.
Painful skeletal derangements can incite sedentariness with loss of muscle mass/tone. Gravity Rules.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes and no

Scoliosis and osteoarthritis, including degenerative discs, are related.
Fibromyalgia is not directly related to the other issues.

In brief: Yes and no

Scoliosis and osteoarthritis, including degenerative discs, are related.
Fibromyalgia is not directly related to the other issues.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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